The King’s Contemporary Studies Program presents a talk by Dr. Bonita Lawrence, followed by a Q&A, on Zoom.

Dr. Bonita Lawrence is a Professor in the Department of Humanities at York University, where she is a founding member of the Indigenous Studies program where she teaches. In addition to her recent novel N’in D’La Owey Innklan: Mi’kmaq Sojourns in England, Dr. Lawrence has authored two academic books: Fractured Homeland: Federal Recognition and Algonquin Identity in Ontario and “Real” Indians and Others: Mixed-Race Urban Native People and Indigenous Nationhood as well as co-authoring, with Kim Anderson, a collection of essays entitled Strong Women Stories: Native Vision and Community Survival. She has been teaching in the area of Indigenous-Black relations across the Americas for the past decade.

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